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|NEWS at Sand Creek Icelandics
|GRCH Sand Creek Maeja wins Best in Show
at the Canyonlands Canine Association Show on 2-14-09, Judge Debra Orwn.
Sand Creek Sonnet of Kolaesa wins Best of Miscellaneous Group
at the Guadalupe Valley Dog Fanciers in San Marcos, TX on 2-14-09, Judge - Dr. Klaus Anselm
GRCH Sand Creek Maeja took Reserve Best in Show
at the Silver State APBT Club's show on 7-13-08, Judge Debra Orwn.
CH Sand Creek Bibi wins Best Champion July 13th, 2008.
We are very proud of GRCH Sand Creek Maeja who earned her UKC Grand Champion title on July 12th, 2008.
CH Emerald Isle Tibra wins Best of Breed, July 12th, 2008
We are very proud of CH Sand Creek Bibi who earned her UKC Champion title on July 12th, 2008!
We are very proud of CH Lavandels Benedikt who earned his UKC Champion title on July 12th, 2008!
CH Lavandels Benedikt wins Best of Winners in two shows on July 12th, 2008
We are very proud of Sand Creek Jewel who won Best in Show Puppy at two All Breed Shows in June 2008!
The AKC Board of Directors has approved the Icelandic Sheepdog to be eligible to compete in
the Miscellaneous Class Effective July 1, 2008.
We are very proud of Sand Creek Linken who won Best in Show Puppy at two All Breed Shows in February 2008!
We are excited to announce another UKC Champion at Sand Creek Icelandics CH Emerald Isle Tibra
Tibra finished her championship on February 16, 2007.
CH Emerald Isle Tibra took Reserve Best in Show
at the Canyonlands Canine Association UKC Show on 2-15-08! Yea Tibra a.k.a. Miss T
We are very proud of CH Emerald Isle Tibra who earned her UKC Champion title in February 2008!
We are very proud to announce UKC Champions at Sand Creek Icelandics
CH Sand Creek Mæja and CH Vesturhlithar Loki
Both finished their championships on February 18, 2007. Both are sired by our wonderful boy Benni!
Congratulations to Maeja & Loki who are tied for the Top Icelandic Sheepdog of 2007!
We are very proud of our little girl Sand Creek Bíbí for winning Best of Opposite Sex (Best Bitch in Show) at the
Norðvestur Icelandic Sheepdog Chapter's (NISC) July 1st, 2007 Regional Match. The competition was tough,
with 27 Icelandic Sheepdogs from across North American entered! Another great ISD sired by Benni!
We are very proud of Nor'Star Cilia, CGC who earned her Canine Good Citizen title on June 30th, 2007.
|At Sand Creek Icelandics our goal is to breed Icelandic Sheepdogs that are sound both physically and mentally.
With this goal in mind Cheryl has attended and completed the following courses:
April 2007 ~ AKC Canine Health Foundation Breeder's Symposium at Michigan State University on:
The ABCs of Breeding, Claudia Orlandi, PhD
The Canine Health Information Center (CHIC), presented by Eddie Dziuk, COO, Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
Optimizing Reproductive Performance Through Nutrition and Technology, Debra Greco, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Canine Reproduction, Cheri Johnson, DVM, DACVIM
Canine Eye Diseases, Simon Petersen-Jones, DVM
Canine Orthopedics, T.A. Zachos, DVM, PhD, DACVS
Canine Cardiology, Bari Olivier, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
June 2007 ~ Puppy Puzzle Presentation, The Hastings Approach to Evaluating the Structural Quality of Puppies, with Pat Hastings
June 2007 ~ Icelandic Sheepdog History Presentation, AKC Judge Pat Putman
Pat worked with Sir Mark Watson during the years he worked to save the Icelandic Sheepdog from extinction.
October 2007 ~ Canine Structure and Evaluation with AKC Judge Pat Putman
We are committed to continuing our education on Canine Genetics and Health.
|We are very proud to announce GRCH Sand Creek Maeja won Best in Show
at the Canyonlands Canine Association Show on Valentines Day 2009.
Maeja is the first Icelandic Sheepdog to win a BIS at a UKC Sanctioned Show.
Maeja is also the first Icelandic Sheepdog to earn the UKC title of Grand Champion.